David vs Goliath – who’s the giant?

One of the most iconic of all the Bible’s stories is that of David and Goliath. It is invariably invoked by an underdog, yet the underdog status was illusory because David had God on his side.

Lawrence Freedman, Strategy: A History

 

This is an incredibly thick book. I was thoroughly amused by the first chunk of the book that looked at “strategy” in the bible, including God’s strategy. More on this some other time.

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